Ballads and Folksongs from Finland – Download

ALL HARPS INTERMEDIATE – especially for small harps with 22 strings. Simple fun melodies as well as melancholy tunes.


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Ballads and Folk Songs from Finland embodies the beautiful country of Finland, including simple fun melodies as well as melancholy tunes. Tiia Purhonen’s arrangements are idiomatic for the harp while keeping the original melodies of the traditional and patriotic songs. The entire collection is at the intermediate level and is playable on lever harp.

• All the songs are arranged for the lever harp by Tiia Purhonen.
• They are also fitting for the pedal harp.
• All the songs are arranged from a royalty-free original melody.
• Level of the songs is: intermediate.
• The harp range of the songs is C5 -F1
• Single /easy lever changes
• No fingerings marked, to fit different skill levels
• PDF 29 pages, 26 pages of music sheets

Songs of Finnish Folklore: Kalevala
Joko ruvennen runolle (Shall I Sing You a Poem) Trad.
Vaka vanha väinämöinen (The Same Old Väinämöine) Trad.

Folk songs from Karelia
Kun kävelin kesäillalla (When I Walked on a Summer Evening) Trad.
Taivas on sininen ja valkoinen (The Sky is Blue and White) Trad.
Jo Karjalan Kunnailla (The Karelian Song) Trad.
No onkos tullut kesä (Summer in the Middle of the Winter) Trad.
Idässä pilvi, lännessä rusko (Cloud in the East, Dawn in the West) Trad.

Traditional ballads and hymns
Tiedän paikan armahan (I Know the Dearest Place) Trad.
Jos voisin laulaa kuin lintu (Oh, Could I Sing Like a Bird!) Trad.
Pikkulintu riemuissaan (Overjoyed Little Bird) Trad.
Kiikkuri, kaakkuri, vesilintu (Swing, Swing, Waterfowl) Trad.
On Suuri sun rantas autius (Great is the Solitude of Your Shore) tard.
Aa, tuuti pientä (Hush, Little One) Trad.
Arvon mekin ansaitsemme (We Are Worthy) Trad.
Ma iloisena laulelen (Happily I Sing) Trad.
Suvivirsi (The Summer Hymn) Trad.
Yksi Ruusu (One Rose) Trad.

Songs of P. J. Hannikainen and Patriotic songs
Oravan Pesä (Squirrel’s nest) acc. P.J. Hannikainen
Iltalaulu (Evening Song) acc. P.J.Hannikainen
Savolaisten laulu (The Song of Savo) Trad.
Satakunnan laulu (The Song of Satakunta) Trad.
Kotimaani ompi Suomi (Finland is My Homeland) Trad., acc.J.Riippa


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